What does handyman mean?

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ˈhæn diˌmænhandy·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handyman, jack of all trades, odd-job mannoun

    a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks


  1. handymannoun

    A man who does small tasks and odd jobs


  1. Handyman

    A handyman or handyperson is a person skilled at a wide range of repairs, typically around the home. These tasks include trade skills, repair work, maintenance work, both interior and exterior, and are sometimes described as "odd jobs", "fix-up tasks", and include light plumbing jobs such as fixing a leaky toilet or light electric jobs such as changing a light fixture.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Handyman

    The modern designation of a bluejacket or man-of-war’s-man. Since 1882, when, after the bombardment of Alexandria, he was sent ashore to cooperate with our troops in Egypt, he has proved himself not only an expert fighting man with the cutlass and musket, but an agile auxiliary to the artillery--in short, a handy man in all respects.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handyman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handyman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of handyman in a Sentence

  1. Chris Harper:

    Anybody that has any basic handyman skills can do it, it’s more a practice of patience than it is a skill.

  2. Proverb:

    A lazy man is the devils handyman. #Business

  3. Pat Harrington:

    You had a middle-aged, single man who was lonesome. Look what landed in his lap: a ready-made family! A gorgeous woman I figured I could hit on and two kids who needed to be straightened out, and then it became the story of a divorced woman with two young teenage girls being raised by a handyman.

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